Tag: Number Three

Introducing the ‘Ansafone’

In the autumn of 1961 we published a note in our Number Three magazine informing our customers of the latest technology at Berry Bros. & Rudd, an “Ansaphone”, explaining to those fearful of newfangled contraptions how our new “robot” worked.

For a “proper festive mood”

As we embark upon the official party season, we delve into our archives for a pair of perfect punch recipes. Originally published in the autumn of 1960 in our Number Three magazine, these rum- and brandy-laden beverages are bound to make for the merriest of get-togethers. We are often asked at this time of year for […]

Notes on a vest-pocket list

In the Spring 1970 issue of our Number Three magazine we published an article in response to comments made by Edmund Penning-Rowsell in The Financial Times, offering a defence for our ‘vest-pocket list’, the 2016 edition of which has just been printed. How much information should a wine merchant’s list contain? Ought it to provide a […]

Kill or cure?

Considering the effects of alcohol consumption on one’s health is not merely a modern preoccupation: in the autumn of 1957 we printed a brief discussion on the topic in our Number Three magazine which we have republished here.